Rodger Morris is a simple man with strong Christian beliefs. His love of God and family has inspired him to write this book on his life as he sees it. Rodger's formal education was with the Unit #3 school district at Crab Orchard, IL. Rodger was an average C student thru his formative years. After high school Rodger enlisted into the United States Navy and served his country for four years. He and his wife of 36 years have three lovely daughters and two wonderful grandchildren with one on the way. His wife is a registered nurse as well as his oldest daughter is also a nurse. His middle daughter has a Master's degree in counseling. His youngest daughter is in her junior year at SIU in the medical field. Rodger is a twenty year veteran of the coal field of Illinois. He also worked at the Marion, IL veterans Hospital for two years before accepting his present job for the Department of Corrections to work at the Dixon Springs Boot Camp. Many wonderful people have accompanied him along this trip we call life and have help mold him along the way. God has been his constant companion and has held the pen on his writings. Rodger believes that laughter is the best medicine and he enjoys lots of it. The writing of this book began in 1987 after he was diagnosed being BI-POLAR. This book is the culmination of many sleepless nights and adventures along the way. God in his infinite wisdom gave him this disorder so he could be creative enough to create these writings.